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May 20, 1990 | CATHERINE COLLINS, CATHERINE COLLINS is a Washington writer
Think of it as a huge, nationwide, computer-accessed subject index catalogue. Something that would really impress Melvil Dewey, of decimal fame. Type in "corrosion" and the names of half a dozen of the nation's top experts pop up on the screen, complete with telephone numbers, short biographies and summaries of their research. Type in "hazardous-waste disposal" and get more names and numbers.
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May 20, 1990 | CATHERINE COLLINS, CATHERINE COLLINS is a Washington writer
Think of it as a huge, nationwide, computer-accessed subject index catalogue. Something that would really impress Melvil Dewey, of decimal fame. Type in "corrosion" and the names of half a dozen of the nation's top experts pop up on the screen, complete with telephone numbers, short biographies and summaries of their research. Type in "hazardous-waste disposal" and get more names and numbers.
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March 3, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
GAO Report Warns About Thrift Insurance Fund: The savings and loan industry's deposit insurance fund is dwindling and may be insufficient to handle a large failure, the General Accounting Office said in a report. The inadequacies will worsen unless Congress and regulators address a widening gap between bank and thrift deposit insurance funds, said the GAO, Congress' investigative arm. Senate Banking Chairman Alfonse M. D'Amato (R-N.Y.) and Rep. John J. LaFalce (D-N.Y.
BUSINESS
April 17, 2002 | From Bloomberg News
The House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday rejected proposals to bar company auditors from providing a host of consulting and other services for audit clients. The Republican-controlled panel voted along party lines to reject proposals by Rep. John J. LaFalce (D-N.Y.) that would ban auditors from providing tax, bookkeeping, appraisal, and management services for audit clients. The proposals also would bar auditors from providing investment advice or legal services to such clients.
BUSINESS
February 10, 1999
Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin will attend the unveiling today of a bill overhauling U.S. bank laws, signaling that the Clinton administration is ready to back legislation that allows banks, securities and insurance firms to join forces. Rubin will join Rep. John J. LaFalce (D-N.Y.
BUSINESS
November 21, 1985 | Associated Press
A bill to limit the number of days that banks can hold deposited checks before making the money available to their customers was approved Wednesday by the House Banking Committee. The measure now goes to the full House, where passage is expected, perhaps as early as next month. "We are attempting to change the policies of the banks that play the float game," Rep. John J. LaFalce (D-N.Y.) said.
REAL ESTATE
July 18, 1999 | KENNETH R. HARNEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
If you own a home, you've probably received at least a couple of official-looking "checks" in the mail, made out to you personally for anywhere from $15,000 to $75,000. Often the checks resemble the one that arrived at the home of Arlington, Va., homeowners in May: It was for $41,750 and carried a prominent FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.) logo reading, "Each depositor insured to $100,000." It also featured a 10-digit "Reservation Number" and the boldface words "Voucher Certificate."
BUSINESS
February 11, 1999 | From Reuters
Top Wall Street players expressed broad support Wednesday for a bill to overhaul the Depression-era banking laws even as a new rift opened up among lawmakers. Leaders of the banking, securities and insurance industries coalesced around H.R. 10, legislation resurrected from last year's Congress that would allow one-stop shopping for a host of financial services. "The outstanding issues are few and resolvable," David Komansky, chairman and chief executive of Merrill Lynch & Co.
BUSINESS
July 4, 1988 | Associated Press
Most federal efforts to halt discrimination against female business owners have been "superficial, unimaginative and lacking in long-term commitment," said a bipartisan House report released Saturday. The report by the Small Business Committee also concluded that "the federal government has been seriously delinquent" in helping female entrepreneurs gain access to government contracts and subcontracts.
BUSINESS
November 22, 2002 | From Reuters
Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) has written to the White House recommending that Rep. John J. LaFalce (D-N.Y.) head up the nation's new accounting oversight board, as rumors swirled Thursday over who will fill that job, as well as that of Securities and Exchange Commission chairman. In a letter to President Bush, Schumer said LaFalce "would be a logical person to head the board and would immediately lend it the credibility it will need."
BUSINESS
March 4, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
President Clinton on Wednesday threatened to veto financial overhaul legislation proposed by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Phil Gramm, saying it fails to fully protect consumers and would hurt community lending laws. At the same time, Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin expressed the administration's "strong support" for a compromise bill introduced in the House on Monday by Banking Committee Chairman Rep. James A. Leach (R-Iowa) and Rep. John J. LaFalce (D-N.Y.).
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